Alumni community of Universitas Gadjah Mada that is actively networking through social media, Kagama Virtual (KaVir), once again showed its concern for the education world by holding a fundraising for Kagama Virtual Scholarship on Saturday (28/10). The event was packed in a seminar that was attended by more than 40 members of KaVir.
As disclosed by Donnie Ahmad, the person in charge of the event, the execution of this event is one form of contribution from Kagama Virtual to Gadjah Mada campus. In addition, the event that was held in the Multimedia Room, UGM Central Building is also as a means of friendship between members to boost the solidity of the community that has stood since eight years ago.
“The initial intention was more to the alumni’s desire to help UGM in the form of collecting scholarships for students. There are many efforts that have been done, one of them by holding a seminar which speaker also comes from the alumni,” he said.
The theme chosen for this seminar is “Knowing Fraud Investigation”. An alumnus of Psychology UGM who has long been active as a professional investigator, Haryoko R. Wirjosoetomo, appeared to be the key speaker. As a member of KaVir and the initiator of this activity, Haryoko hopes that this step will be followed by other UGM alumni.
“There are many high-rated alumni out there, we’re trying to invite other alumni to voluntarily share their knowledge, as well as raising money for the scholarship organized by Kagama Virtual,” said Haryoko.
The presence of Kagama Virtual is also appreciated by the Vice Rector for Cooperation and Alumni. Dr. Paripurna, M. Hum. LL.M. According to him, KaVir is one of the most active alumni communities, both in terms of networking and the provision of useful activities.
“Kagama Virtual has many members who are highly varied and dynamic, the activities are very beneficial, we look forward to their next agendas,” he said. [Eggy]